Recent Articles from Martin Daks
Some fear minorities will be shut out of 21st century gold rush
NJBIZ spoke with a variety of organizations to make sure that the strategies to align with the state's Energy Master Plan create employment opportunities for all.
Companies of all sizes can benefit from energy projects
The Garden State may not have Texas-sized oil reserves, but thanks to innovation and entrepreneurs, there are plenty of opportunities for all types of firms.
Pros and cons of speeding up Energy Master Plan timeline
While Gov. Phil Murphy's accelerated the pace for his already ambitious “green” agenda has some support, it also faces some stiff opposition.
Engineering a solution to a shortage
By 2024, the U.S. alone could be facing a shortfall of more than 6 million engineers. New Jersey educators are trying to plug the gap.
New Jersey researchers deliver life-changing advances
From new roadways that will last longer to biomedical devices that address health care challenges, these Garden State experts are finding new answers to old problems.
Aging infrastructure offers opportunities for reinvention
Thanks to the infusion of federal funds – as well as private and other investment – Garden State projects are continuing at a healthy pace, improving New Jersey’s desirability and spurring job creation.
Will college-business partnerships help students snag well-paying jobs?
Companies are scrambling to find qualified employees, but how can they bridge the gap between college graduates’ textbook smarts and the skills they need to succeed in real-world situations? For many New Jersey educational institutions, the answer is to bring in business resources.
New Jersey colleges try to buck COVID-driven enrollment drop
Nationally, postsecondary institutions have lost nearly 1.3 million students since spring 2020, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
Technology lets colleges move classes beyond the classroom
The COVID-19 pandemic turbocharged universities’ remote learning model. But as social distancing moderates, should more students be returning to campus? NJBIZ spoke with some educational institutions to find out.
Cyber-hack could land companies in hot seat
Medical professionals are legally bound to keep patient information confidential, so an attack that leaks this data could mean big headaches for health care providers.
Will computing advances mean the end of digital privacy?
Quantum computing – a revolutionary new approach in technology – may also give hackers the ability to crack open just about any kind of digital “safe." We spoke with some cybersecurity experts to find out what’s ahead.
Big events can be a bonanza for cybercriminals
Businesses have embraced e-commerce, but hackers keep finding new ways to fleece consumers and businesses who’ve let their guard down.